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The following chart shows the production of cars in thousands.

Production of Cars for 2002 - 2005 period from the Selected Manufacturers

How many companies have shown production below their average production in 2002 - 2003, but have showed above the average production in 2003 - 2004 ? AOne

BTwo

CThree

DFour

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Explanation:

Average sales of company:

Honda = (6 + 14 + 21)/3 = 13.66

GM = (12 + 18 + 18)/3 = 16

Maruti = (5 + 9 + 15)/3 = 9.66

Hindustan Motors= (16 + 9 + 12)/3 = 12.33

Hyundai = (8 + 14 + 7)/3 = 9.66

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For how many companies has there been no decrease in production in any year from the previous year ? AOne

BTwo

CThree

DFour

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Explanation:

By visual inspection we can say that Honda, GM and Maruti have not shown a decrease.

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What was the difference in profit between 1983 and 1984? ARs. 5 lakhs

BRs. 10 lakhs

CRs. 15 lakhs

DNo profit

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Explanation:

Difference in profit between 1983 and 1984
= Rs. 20 Lakhs - Rs.10 lakhs =Rs.10 lakhs.

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How many years was the income more than the average income of the given years? AOne

BTwo

CThree

DNone of these

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Explanation:

Average income

=Rs. (30+50+40+60+60)/5 = Rs. 48 lakhs.

Hence the income was more than average income in the years 1983,1985, 1986

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Directions (1-5) :The table below shows imports for three types of steel over a six month period. Use this information to answer the following questions

Which month showed the largest decrease in total imports over the previous month? AFeb

BMar

CJan

DDec

| | | Asked In Infosys |

Explanation:

Total imports in January= 30+40+32=102*1000kgs

Total imports in Feb= 31+37+34= 102*1000kgs

Total imports in Macrch= 32+36+31=99*1000kgs

So there is decrease in month of march as compared to that in february.

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What was the total value of sheet steel (in \$) imported over the 6 month period? A75,300

B56,750

C42,370

D55,550

E44,750

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Explanation:

Value of sheet Steel imported in

Jan: 256*40=10,240

Feb: 256*37=9,472

March: 256*36=9,216

April: 256*36= 9216

May: 256*34=8,704

June: 256*34=8,704

Total= 55,552

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What was the percentage of scrap steel imported in the 6 month period? A37.5

B31.2

C35.2

D36.1

E38.3

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Explanation:

Total Things imported=( 30+40+31)+(31+37+34)+(32+36+31)+(34+36+30)+(36+34+32)+(38+34+31)=607kgs

Total Scrap Steel imported: 30+31+32+34+36+38=201

Percentage= (201/607)=33.11%

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What was the difference (in thousands of tons) between coil steel and sheet steel imports in the first 3 months of the year? A10

B16

C18

D19

E20

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Explanation:

Difference in month of jan:40-32=8

difference in month of feb:37-34=3

Difference in month of march:36-31=5

Total Difference = 8+3+5= 16

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What was the approximate ratio of sheet steel and coil steel imports in the first 3 months of the year? A11:09

B8:09

C7:11

D3:08

E7:04

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Explanation:

Total sheet steel imports in first 3 months: 40+37+36= 113

Total coil steel imports in first 3 months: 32+34+31=  97

Ratio: 113:97 is approx equal to 11:9

113:97=1.16 and 11:9 gives=1.22

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Directions (1-5) : The following questions are based on the given below the bar graph of Imports and exports of a country from 2000-2001 to 2004-2005

In which of the following year the gap between the import and export was maximum. A2003-2004

B2001-2002

C2002-2003

D2004-2005

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Explanation:

By the graph the gap between import and export was maximum in 2003-2004

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